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Forum: Swarovski Thursday 20th September 2018, 18:49
Replies: 106
Views: 4,949
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Alexis, post 64, Rereading the different posts, I...

Alexis, post 64,
Rereading the different posts, I do not think that I misunderstood matters.
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 20th September 2018, 18:43
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
In the past some nice large binoculars were...

In the past some nice large binoculars were produced e.g.
-1- Beck Tordalk 22x80 porro
-2- Hartmann Bernina 25x80 porro
-3- Hensoldt Tele-Dialyt 16x56 roof
-4- Leitz Binovista 15x60...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 20th September 2018, 08:42
Replies: 106
Views: 4,949
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Andy, post 60, Rainstar mentions in his post 56...

Andy, post 60,
Rainstar mentions in his post 56 that he has tried to find glare in his SV under circumstances where one would expect this to happen, but he could not detect any under the...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 17th September 2018, 13:21
Replies: 71
Views: 3,258
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
A saw a number of different (used) top quality...

A saw a number of different (used) top quality 7x42's in the shop of House of Outdoor in The Netherlands, so you can give it a try (I am not a share holder of the shop, but a regular visitor).
Gijs...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 16th September 2018, 13:33
Replies: 28
Views: 1,773
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
ailevin, post 24, Pictures made in Africa I...

ailevin, post 24,
Pictures made in Africa I suppose. Become homesick when I see them.
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Leica Saturday 15th September 2018, 15:37
Replies: 14
Views: 413
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Andy, Jumping on a binocular?? Not a good...

Andy,
Jumping on a binocular?? Not a good idea.
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Binoculars Friday 14th September 2018, 15:21
Replies: 71
Views: 3,258
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Bob, post 27, We have investigated quite a few...

Bob, post 27,
We have investigated quite a few 7x42 binoculars, the results are published on the WEB-site of House of Outdoor. And preparations are made to investigate some historical 7x binoculars...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 13th September 2018, 18:47
Replies: 69
Views: 3,286
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Binastro, post 64, One does not embarass a head...

Binastro, post 64,
One does not embarass a head of state,
Gijs
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 13th September 2018, 17:43
Replies: 69
Views: 3,286
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Lee, post 62, I was 7 times national university...

Lee, post 62,
I was 7 times national university judo champion (middle weight and all catagories) , so be careful with your suggestions.
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Meopta Monday 10th September 2018, 08:54
Replies: 62
Views: 2,412
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
jgraider, post 50, What is the source from which...

jgraider, post 50,
What is the source from which you conclude that these instruments are made by Meopta? From the pictures and comments I could not find any information about it, so I am very...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 10th September 2018, 08:38
Replies: 106
Views: 4,949
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Yesterday I went on a long hike: sunny weather,...

Yesterday I went on a long hike: sunny weather, blue sky with some clouds, water surdaces, sunrays in the surfaces, green opasture land, trees. Took my 8x32 EL : no sign of glare at all.
Conclusion:...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 9th September 2018, 06:53
Replies: 106
Views: 4,949
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Quality control and improvements is a continuous...

Quality control and improvements is a continuous process at Swarovski, as I have seen during my visits to the company, on the basis of contacts with the company and on the basis of our own...
Forum: Others Thursday 6th September 2018, 17:31
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Binastro, post 16, To my knowledge all optical...

Binastro, post 16,
To my knowledge all optical instruments were made in house except for the Sporting series.
The list in my post 12 does not include the present production programme, that can be...
Forum: Leica Thursday 6th September 2018, 17:26
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
dwever, post 1, I have tested all Leica,...

dwever, post 1,
I have tested all Leica, Swarovski and Zeiss rangefinders, the results are published on the WEB-site of House of Outdoor (the most recent Zeiss one based on the HT is not tested...
Forum: Others Thursday 6th September 2018, 07:36
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
In addition to my post 12: I have investigated...

In addition to my post 12: I have investigated some Optolyth binoculars and telescopes, the results are published on the WEB-site of House of Outdoor.
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Others Wednesday 5th September 2018, 13:43
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Lee, post 11, I really do not know, but that can...

Lee, post 11,
I really do not know, but that can be found undoubtedly.
Optolyth has made in the course of time a large binocular and telescope programme as I will try to show below.
- Optolyth pocket...
Forum: Others Wednesday 5th September 2018, 08:00
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
In the documentation I could find I reconstructed...

In the documentation I could find I reconstructed the following history of Optolyth:
In 1856 Johann Georg Silll established in Nurnberg, Germany an optical company in which he made especially lenses...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 4th September 2018, 19:30
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
northmt, post 1, In 1980 Swarovski started...

northmt, post 1,
In 1980 Swarovski started production of the 7x42 SL and 10x40 SL porro binoculars. The flyers write: "Gebaut von innen nach aussen, das heist, der bestehende optische kern wird mit...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 4th September 2018, 15:01
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
45northmt, post 1, I am not sure, but Swarovski...

45northmt, post 1,
I am not sure, but Swarovski may have used it in the first SL series (the mother series of the later SLC).
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 2nd September 2018, 11:35
Replies: 20
Views: 712
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Pyrtle. post 16, Perhaps we do not differ that...

Pyrtle. post 16,
Perhaps we do not differ that much. I had mentioned the Tento binoculars, since they can be found very cheap and they are generally of very good quality for their money, but most...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 2nd September 2018, 10:03
Replies: 20
Views: 712
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Pyrtle, post 13, I missed not any point in...

Pyrtle, post 13,
I missed not any point in Getter's post 1. He/she lives in London and that is THE place where one could find for 20-80 euros (no price is mentioned in post 1) the Russian/Tento...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 2nd September 2018, 07:22
Replies: 20
Views: 712
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Hello Bill, post 11, Speaking Texan next to...

Hello Bill, post 11,
Speaking Texan next to American is an advantage, but if you do not speak Frysian as well: no chance.
The rules are pretty strict.
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 1st September 2018, 21:14
Replies: 20
Views: 712
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Pyrtle, post 9, There are other worlds than...

Pyrtle, post 9,
There are other worlds than internet sales. Also in the UK there are many optic sales opportunities where you can actually feel en check these used binoculars. Even in The Netherlands...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 1st September 2018, 19:16
Replies: 20
Views: 712
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
getter, post 1, In your case I would look for a...

getter, post 1,
In your case I would look for a used binocular and if you do not want to spend a lot of money look for a used Russian one mostly named as Tento 8x30, 7x35 and 7x50 etc. (all porro's)...
Forum: Meopta Wednesday 29th August 2018, 16:12
Replies: 62
Views: 2,412
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Lee, post 1, Thank you for the interview of Milos...

Lee, post 1,
Thank you for the interview of Milos of Meopta, very nice and informative. During our visit to Meopta in Prerov we also had a long conversation with him in the company building and later...
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